Waseda University
Founded in 1882 by Shigenobu Okuma, once prime minister and regarded as the father of Japanese national modernization, Waseda has since grown from a college with 3 departments to a comprehensive university.
Students 54,000 including 4,900 international
Bai Xian Asian Scholars
(from 2014)
Scholarship places are offered for admission to undergraduate double degree programs with Waseda University's Partner Universities only
Unique Program Offerings
  • Undergraduate "double degrees" with top universities in Asia, including Peking University, Fudan University,Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, National Taiwan University and Korea University
  • Students tailor their own study plans with a focus on either political science or economics 
  • Equip students with skills and knowledge to propose new strategies and solutions for resolving global and Asian issues
  • Bai Xian Asian Scholars will team up with local Japanese students to work together on projects, study tours, and summer camps
  • Internship opportunities may be available at some of Japan’s most prestigious companies

* Waseda University operates an independent selection process for the Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program. Please apply for admission and contact the university directly to express your interest.

** Click here to learn about the cost breakdown of the AFLSP Scholarship at our six Anchor Universities.
Administrative Office, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University